Skylar Diggins-Smith traded to the Phoenix Mercury: Analysis from every angle

After much speculation, the Skylar Diggins-Smith trade finally happened as Winsidr’s Rachel Galligan told the world. The Trade: Dallas traded Skylar Diggins-Smith to Phoenix for the 5th and 7th picks in the 2020 draft and Phoenix’s 2021 first-round pick. Then, Dallas traded Phoenix’s 2021 first to Chicago for Astou Ndour.  The trade was actually twoContinue reading “Skylar Diggins-Smith traded to the Phoenix Mercury: Analysis from every angle”

WNBA Free Agency: Day 2 Instant Analysis

Welcome to Day 2 of WNBA Free Agency. Winsidr will be bringing you all the breaking news over on twitter, on the free agency tracker, and all over the website. Check out all our analysis from Day 1 here. Let’s get analyzing. The Biggest Deals DeWanna Bonner sign-and-traded to Connecticut DeWanna Bonner is off to Connecticut. The superstar agreedContinue reading “WNBA Free Agency: Day 2 Instant Analysis”

WNBA Free Agency: Day 1 instant analysis

The day has finally arrived. WNBA free agents can officially sign with teams starting today. Winsidr will be bringing you all the breaking news over on twitter, on the free agency tracker, and all over the website. Here is where I will be breaking down my instant (or as close to instant as possible) reactions of each andContinue reading “WNBA Free Agency: Day 1 instant analysis”

The changes to the WNBA CBA affecting top 2020 free agents

The WNBA released the full text of its new Collective Bargaining Agreement with the WNBA Players Association. The entire 350-page document can be found here. The agreement will drastically change the WNBA landscape in every aspect and, hopefully, usher in greater investment in the league. A crucial piece of increasing the league’s footprint will be increasingContinue reading “The changes to the WNBA CBA affecting top 2020 free agents”

Sorting through the new WNBA CBA

WE HAVE A NEW CBA EVERYBODY!!!!! WNBAPA President Nneka Ogwumike and WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert announced the new CBA on Good Morning America. It was a great moment for the league and the details that they shared made it clear that the WNBA is betting on women. Let’s sort through what we know and whatContinue reading “Sorting through the new WNBA CBA”

Why We Love FCS: Citadel-Furman was ugly and perfect, BLOOD WEEK, and Herky the Hornet

Published on Underdog Dynasty on October 23, 2019 Furman and the Citadel had played each other 98 times before last Saturday’s matchup of Southern Conference rivals. The rivalry exemplifies so much of what we hold dear in College Football, but the vast majority of those matchups lacked one crucial component: BEER. After the Citadel decided toContinue reading “Why We Love FCS: Citadel-Furman was ugly and perfect, BLOOD WEEK, and Herky the Hornet”

What makes the Washington Mystics offense so special? It goes beyond basketball

Published on Winsidr on September 6, 2019 All year, the Washington Mystics have generated one of the best offenses in WNBA history. They rank first in offensive rating (112.7 points per 100 possessions) and lead the league by a staggering 11.4 points in that statistic. No team in WNBA history has ever led the leagueContinue reading “What makes the Washington Mystics offense so special? It goes beyond basketball”

Eight Craziest Nights of the 2019 WNBA Season

As Hanukkah comes to a close, I wanted to celebrate the Festival of Lights by counting down the Eight Craziest Nights of the WNBA season. Even though Adam Sadler’s song inspired the theme of this article and I celebrate Christmas, the story of Hanukkah as told in a Disney Channel Original Movie helped inspire my love ofContinue reading “Eight Craziest Nights of the 2019 WNBA Season”

Why We Love FCS: Rivalry Smack Talk in Virginia and Austin Peay’s rise out of the sinkhole

Published on Underdog Dynasty on November 20, 2019 #2 JMU squashes the Ticks James Madison won its fourth CAA conference title in five years on Saturday by beating Richmond 48-6. Ben DiNucci, JMU’s quarterback, gave us the perfect summary of this game (and this rivalry’s recent history) with his team up 31-6 late in theContinue reading “Why We Love FCS: Rivalry Smack Talk in Virginia and Austin Peay’s rise out of the sinkhole”

Why We Love FCS: Pat League’s unlikely leader and CFB’s 6th man of the Year

Published on Underdog Dynasty on November 14, 2019 One of my favorite quotes comes from Jake the Dog on the animated series Adventure Time. He tells a downtrodden Finn the Human that “sucking at something is the first step towards being sorta good at something.” It’s excellent advice and, apparently, the 2019 Lafayette Leopards took that adviceContinue reading “Why We Love FCS: Pat League’s unlikely leader and CFB’s 6th man of the Year”